GiG to announce collaboration with Girls in Tech
Ta’Xbiex / Malta, October 6th, 2017 – Gaming Innovation Group (OSE:GIG) has entered a partnership with Girls in Tech Gibraltar (GIT) by signing a sponsorship deal to become the non-profit organization’s Platinum sponsor. Thus, GiG starts with immediate effect to collaborate with Girls in Tech Gibraltar to provide a sustainable platform for the organization’s initiatives.
This is how Robin Eirik Reed, Group CEO of Gaming Innovation Group, is commenting on this new and important element of GiG’s enfolding CSR efforts: “GiG is proud to support GIT as Platinum sponsor over the coming year, with common focus on the importance of gender equality and diversity in the workplace. As a Tech company, GiG highly values the organization’s commitment to technology leadership, which raises the profile among successful women in tech, and provides a platform to support young female professionals”.
Cristina Turbatu: With GiG on board we'll continue to deliver high quality initiatives
“We are incredibly honored and excited to have GiG become our Platinum sponsor”, says Cristina Turbatu, MD of Girls in Tech Gibraltar. “With GiG deciding to partner and collaborate with Girls In Tech Gibraltar, we are confident that we will be able to continue to deliver high quality initiatives and continue our work towards developing sustainable strategies to address the challenges of gender diversity and the empowerment of women in the STEM fields”.
Girls in Tech Gibraltar launched earlier this year and committed to delivering a roadmap of high quality, high value events aimed at educating, empowering and engaging women in Gibraltar and encouraging their spirit of entrepreneurship and enthusiasm towards STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics).
Successful delivery of Python Django Bootcamp
The chapter delivered a very successful Python Django Bootcamp event over the weekend of the 23rd and 24th of September held at Supernatural in the World Trade Center Gibraltar.
The bootcamp was designed to teach women (and men) with little to no technical experience how to build an online blogging application from the ground up. The event hosted 22 women and 2 men, all who successfully managed to build and deploy their very own blog platform to the internet by the end of the weekend.
Meanwhile, GiG is further investing into projects to support the local communities harboring the Group companies’ office locations. After its involvement in the Malta Clean Up Day in September the next big thing is already in planning. Watch this space!
About Gaming Innovation Group:
Gaming Innovation Group Inc. is a fast emerging gambling solutions and interactive entertainment provider. The Company offers cutting-edge cloud-based services via subsidiary iGaming Cloud and B2B performance marketing via daughter GiG Media. GIG will be launching its seventh B2C gambling operator brand this fall, offering games from the best-of-breed suppliers across the online sports betting and casino industry. The Group operate out of Malta and offices in Marbella, Gibraltar, Oslo, Kristiansand, and Copenhagen. GiG is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "GIG”.
About Girls in Tech:
Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of influential women in technology and entrepreneurship. Our goal is to promote the growth and success of entrepreneurial and innovative women in the technology space.
Created in February 2007, Girls in Tech was founded by Adriana Gascoigne and was born out of a need to provide a place for women to cultivate ideas around their careers and business concepts involving technology and entrepreneurship. Girls in Tech is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has multiple chapters around the world, including: North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South America.
Girls in Tech offers a variety of initiatives for women and girls to enhance their professional aspirations. Our programs include Catalyst Conference, Lady Pitch Night Competitions, GIT M (Mentorship Program), GIT Hackathons, Bootcamps, XChange, GIT WORK, Global Classroom, and many more.
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